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Upcoming Events


Spring Wildflower Lecture
April 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Spring Wildflower Hike
April 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Forest

Introduction to GPS
May 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Other Events

UK Farmers Market Orientation
April 14, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium
Call 606-666-2438 for more information

On-Going Events

Clogging Class
March 19, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Robinson Center Auditorium

Recent Events

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Ham Curing
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Holiday Entertainment
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Pickin' Time 2014
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Win With Wood 2014
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Mountain Ag Week 2014
Youth Natural Resources
Field Day 2014 Pictures

Appalachia Proud
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Bobby Ammerman

Extension Specialist Woodshop
University of Kentucky
Secondary Wood Industry Technical Advisor
Department of Forestry
Robinson Center (RCARS)
130 Robinson Road
Jackson, KY 41339-9081

voice: 606-666-2438 x256
fax: 606-666-2215

B.S. in Industrial Technology, Eastern Kentucky University (1990)

Wood class


Extension Responsibilities: Responsibilities are to strengthen the secondary wood industry in Eastern Kentucky. This is accomplished through concentrated programs directed at increased processing efficiency, vertical integration, and product development. Specific programs include one-on-one outreach to evaluate and support individual industries using appropriate analysis systems and techniques. More general training is provided in areas such as panel processing; production and scheduling; finishing operations; CNC equipment and operations; marketing and sales; and OSHA/EPA regulations and compliance.




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